CJ leaves Senate gently but tired

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on CJ leaves Senate gently but tired 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, May 25 — After more than three hours on the witness stand, embattled Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Friday left the Senate impeachment court gently, though very tired.

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NGCP addresses low voltage concerns in Central Luzon

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on NGCP addresses low voltage concerns in Central Luzon 

MANILA, May 25 — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP), the country's sole transmission service provider, recently met with its load customers in Central Luzon to address the growing concern on voltage delivery.

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(Metro News)

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Binay to relocate Tondo fire survivors in Rodriguez, Rizal

MANILA, May 25 —Survivors of the recent Isla Puting Bato fire in Tondo district of Manila will be relocated next week to two sites in Rodriguez, Rizal.

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Senate submits impeachment case for final resolution

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Senate submits impeachment case for final resolution 

MANILA, May 25 – The Senate, sitting as impeachment court, submitted on Friday the impeachment case of Chief Justice Renato Corona for final resolution, subject to the oral arguments of both the prosecution and defense panel on Monday.

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PN ship to meet Japanese training flotilla off Corregidor

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on PN ship to meet Japanese training flotilla off Corregidor 

MANILA, May 25 – Philippine Navy (PN) spokesperson Col.Omar Tonsay on Friday said that BRP Apolinario Mabini (PS-36) will meet the Japanese training flotilla in the waters off Corregidor prior to its entry to Manila Bay this coming May 28.

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Magsaysay, Cebu’s Garcia for UNA senators in 2013

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Magsaysay, Cebu’s Garcia for UNA senators in 2013 

MANILA, May 25 — Two high-profile women politicians strongly supportive of the erstwhile administration party, Lakas, have jumped ship and joined the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) chaired by Vice President Jejomar C. Binay.

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No terror threat for Metro Manila – ISAFP chief

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on No terror threat for Metro Manila – ISAFP chief 

MANILA, May 25 – Metro Manila, home to nearly 18 million people, remains free of any terror threat, security authorities said.

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Male nurse tops 3rd IB's candidate soldier course

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Male nurse tops 3rd IB's candidate soldier course 

MANILA, May 25 – A registered nurse topped the recently concluded six-month candidate soldiers course conducted by the Army's 3rd Infantry Division at Camp General Macario Peralta, Jr. in Jamindan, Capiz.

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PHL human rights record up for review in Geneva, activists vow to dispute government claims

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on PHL human rights record up for review in Geneva, activists vow to dispute government claims 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, May 25 –The Philippines’ human rights records are scheduled for a second periodic review in Geneva, Switzerland on May 29, four years after the first cycle in 2008.

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Corona admits withdrawing millions of pesos after House impeachment in December

May 25, 2012 10:00 pm· Comments Off on Corona admits withdrawing millions of pesos after House impeachment in December 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, May 25 — Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, at the ongoing impeachment trial at the Senate, admitted on Friday that he withdrew millions of funds deposited in banks after he was impeached by the House of Representatives on Dec. 12, saying he had received a tip that authorities would move to freeze his accounts.

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